Integrating robot ethics and machine morality: the study and design of moral competence in robots

  title={Integrating robot ethics and machine morality: the study and design of moral competence in robots},
  author={Bertram F. Malle},
  journal={Ethics and Information Technology},
Robot ethics encompasses ethical questions about how humans should design, deploy, and treat robots; machine morality encompasses questions about what moral capacities a robot should have and how these capacities could be computationally implemented. Publications on both of these topics have doubled twice in the past 10 years but have often remained separate from one another. In an attempt to better integrate the two, I offer a framework for what a morally competent robot would look like… CONTINUE READING
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